Conversation(Expert Chapter 3)|日常会話(上級3章)
Lesson23: Endangered Species 絶滅危惧種

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will learn advanced English conversation and vocabulary words about endangered species.

PART A_1

Look at the picture below and answer the questions to describe it.

PART A_2

1. What endangered species can you see in the picture?
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2. Where do you think they live?
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PART B_1

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions. You may ask me questions, too.

PART B_2

1. Name some endangered species you know.
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2. Are there endangered species in your country?
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3. Are you worried that endangered species might go extinct?
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4. Are humans to blame why there are endangered species?
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5. Would you like to work in a company that helps and protects endangered species? Why or why not?
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6. Do you think it is important for people to know which animals are endangered? Why or why not?
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7. What can you do to help save endangered species in your own simple ways?
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8. Would you encourage others to help you save endangered species?
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9. What endangered animal best describes you?
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10. Is it possible for humans to be endangered in the future?
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PART C_1

Let’s read the meaning and examples of each word aloud.
Please repeat after me.

PART C_2

1. extinct
meaning: [noun] not existing anymore, disappear forever
example: Many endangered animals are going to be extinct if humans won’t stop hunting them.
2. vulnerable
meaning: [adjective] easy to hurt and be harmed
example: Polar bears are in vulnerable state due to the thinning of ice caps.
3. beating on a dead horse
meaning: [idiom] wasting an effort to something/someone when there is no chance/hope at all
example: They are beating on a dead horse because no companies will support them in protecting endangered species.

PART D_1

Make sentences using the given vocabulary words.

PART D_2

1. extinct
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2. vulnerable
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3. beating on a dead horse
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REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar
文法
Pronunciation 発音 Vocabulary
単語
Comprehension
理解
GOOD 文法の誤りはほとんどなく、完全な文章で話すことができる ほとんどの単語をはっきりと正しく発音することができる 習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を理解し、質問に正しく答えることができる

FAIR
文法の誤りはあるが、完全な文章で話すことができる 発音の練習が必要な言葉がいくつかある たまにミスはあるが、習った表現を適切に使うことができる 文章を完全に理解するのは難しく、質問に正しく答えられないときもある

POOR
文章で話すのは難しく、単語だけで話すことができる 発音の練習が必要である 習った単語と表現を少しだけ使うことができる 文章を理解するのは難しく、質問に答えるのは難しい
TUTOR FEEDBACK

GRAMMAR
Good: Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors.
Fair: Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors.
Poor: Was able to speak using words only.
PRONUNCIATION
Good: Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly.
Fair: Mispronounced a few words.
Poor: Mispronounced most of the words.
VOCABULARY
Good: Used appropriate expressions learned in class.
Fair: Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice.
Poor: Used only a few words and expressions.
COMPREHENSION
Good: Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.
Fair: Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.
Poor: Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.